The Placement Bulletin is a publication that lists available faculty and administrative positions, as well as positions related to legal education outside law schools. It is released four times each academic year.

Placement Ads by AALS non-member or non-fee paid schools (this includes law schools not located in the United States):
$150 each

Placement Ads by member and fee paid schools: no charge

Issue Deadline for School Date Posted Online
1 August 17, 2017 August 31, 2017
2 September 7, 2017 September 21, 2017
3 September 28, 2017 October 17, 2017
4 January 18, 2018 February 2, 2018


Placement Bulletin ads may be submitted through our online form. Your submission of this ad indicates that your institution conforms with the AALS non-discrimination policies.

Please use the following guidelines for your ads:

  1. Use the categories below to identify the type of position. The position type determines the Placement Bulletin section in which your ad appears. If the advertised position fits more than one category, you may submit more than one ad for the position.
    • Deanship
    • Director Position
    • Entry Level Teaching Position
    • Experienced Teaching Position
    • Clinical Teaching Position
    • Chaired/Endowed Faculty Position
    • Administrative Position
    • Legal Research/Writing Position
    • Visitorship
    • Fellowship
  2. Limit your ads to 500 words or less for deanships and directorships, and 300 words or less for all other positions.
  3. Include an email address for the primary point of contact for this Placement Bulletin ad.
  4. Please indicate whether you want the ad to appear in the first, second, third, and/or fourth distribution of the Placement Bulletin.

Click here to view a sample issue of the Placement Bulletin.

For questions regarding the Placement Bulletin, e-mail

Individuals who are registered for the Faculty Appointments Register may access the Placement Bulletin online only by logging in and clicking on “View Job Bulletin.”

If you are interested in subscribing to the Placement Bulletin without registering in the FAR, please complete the Order Form and return it to the AALS.